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Medieval Liturgical Chant and Patristic Exegesis. Words and Music in the Second-Mode Tracts

By: Hornby, Emma

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2009

Seller ID: 12194

ISBN: 1843834715

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


342pp. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. Emma Hornby argues that careful study of the musical shape of chant illuminates the structured beauty which serves both to articulate the text for listeners and to draw special attention to words and phrases which were important within the patristic tradition of exegetical commentary on the Bible. She illustrates these features through an examination of the interplay of formulaic material with un... View more info